Police Chief Judy Hammer has been hired to clean up the crime rate in Richmond, Virginia. Reeling from the recent death of her husband, and resented by her staff and the city's establishment, she is joined by Virginia West and Andy Brazil on the most difficult assignment of her career. In the face of overwhelming public scrutiny the trio must bring order and sanity to a city in trouble.
Taking us ever closer to the personal and public lives of a big city police force where corruption, scandal, and robberies escalate into murder.
Original title: Southern Cross
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural